Desperate Trails (1921 film)
|Directed by||John Ford|
|Written by||Elliott J. Clawson|
Courtney Ryley Cooper
Barbara La Marr
|Cinematography||Robert De Grasse|
Harry M. Fowler
|Distributed by||Universal Film Manufacturing Company|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
As described in a film publication, Bart Carson (Carey) is in love with Lou (La Marr) and even goes to jail to save Walter A. Walker (Coxen), a man she says is her brother but who is really a husband who has deserted his wife and two children. After he learns the truth, Bart breaks out of jail and trails Walter, who falls off a train trying to escape. Bart then seeks refuge in a cabin with Mrs. Walker (Rich), where he is captured, but the officials have learned the truth and promise him a pardon.
- Harry Carey as Bart Carson
- Irene Rich as Mrs. Walker
- George Stone as Dannie Boy
- Helen Field as Carrie
- Edward Coxen as Walter A. Walker
- Barbara La Marr as Lady Lou
- George Siegmann as Sheriff Price
- Charles Inslee as Doc Higgins (as Charles E. Insley)
- "Progressive Silent Film List: Desperate Trails". Silent Era. Retrieved March 1, 2008.
- "Desperate Trails: Carey Has a Good Story With His Most Recent Universal". Film Daily. New York City: Wyd's Films and Film Folks, Inc. 16 (86): 15. June 26, 1921. Retrieved March 28, 2014.
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